Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Aniel WILSON (Defacement Malicious Wanton Prop, False ID Furnish to LE)

On March 12, 2019, I was patrolling area East 1 for the Somerville Police Department. At approximately 05:08, I was dispatched to 399 Revolution Drive for a fire inside of the garage. Sierra 9, Sgt. Slattery responded as well. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Aniel WILSON (Defacement Malicious Wanton Prop, False ID Furnish to LE)

Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hicham MARCHOUD (Shoplifting, Removal Theft Det. Device) at Assembly Row

On March 12, 2019, I, Officer Tim Van Nostrand, was on duty and assigned to uniform patrol as the Assembly Row unit.

At approximately 8:24pm, I was notified by loss prevention at TJMaxx that Hicham Marchoud, a male well known for shoplifting in the Boston area, had just entered the store. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Hicham MARCHOUD (Shoplifting, Removal Theft Det. Device) at Assembly Row

Mayors of Cambridge and Somerville Partner to Establish United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants

CAMBRIDGE, MA (Monday, March 18, 2019)—Mayor Marc C. McGovern and Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced this morning the establishment of the United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants, a partnership between the Mayors’ Offices and the Cambridge Community Foundation. Continue reading Mayors of Cambridge and Somerville Partner to Establish United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, March 18, the 77th day of 2019 with 288 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:51 and sunset is @ 6:52. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn & Uranus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 0037 – The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Somerville Speakup Line: Former Somerville Cop Released on Bail Pending New Trial

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Haven’t seen it in any media anywhere or know the reasoning why it was granted, but Keith Winfield, former Somerville cop who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the child rape of his toddler niece has been granted a new trial and was released on bail pending the start of his new trial. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Former Somerville Cop Released on Bail Pending New Trial

Somerville Kids /Massachusetts Kids Will Kick Butts – and Juul – on March 20

State Leaders Challenged to Fight Skyrocketing Epidemic of Youth E-Cigarette Use

Students from Somerville, in partnership with Somerville Cares About Prevention and the City of Somerville Health and Human Services Department, will chalk messages on the sidewalks around City Hall and in front of Somerville High School to raise awareness about the harms of tobacco use and to promote positive social norms.

Continue reading Somerville Kids /Massachusetts Kids Will Kick Butts – and Juul – on March 20

Somerville Council May Vote on New Condo Conversion & Short-Term Rental Ordinances on Thursday, March 21

The City Council may take two significant votes on or after Thursday, March 21. Votes may be taken on the Proposed Condominium Conversion Ordinance as well as the Proposed Short-Term Rental Ordinance at the 6 p.m. meeting of the Land Use Committee of the Whole at City Hall. Continue reading Somerville Council May Vote on New Condo Conversion & Short-Term Rental Ordinances on Thursday, March 21

Joint Statement on Mosque Attacks from Mayor Curtatone, The Somerville City Council, The Somerville School Committee, Chief Fallon, Superintendent Skipper

In Somerville, we pride ourselves on being a city that is home to people from all around the world and of every religion. So, when an atrocity like the mosque attacks in New Zealand takes place, we feel it here. Continue reading Joint Statement on Mosque Attacks from Mayor Curtatone, The Somerville City Council, The Somerville School Committee, Chief Fallon, Superintendent Skipper